NBN Co. has announced the 140 Australian suburbs that will be the first to receive a fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based connection over the next 12 months on the National Broadband Network.
Next Century Cities, a consortium of 32 cities, has been created with the mission of making 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband available to any community in the United States.
AT&T has transitioned all of its U-verse with GigaPower fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) residential and business customers in Austin, Texas, to 1 Gbps speeds, up from the initial 300 Mbps it initially offered.
Cincinnati Bell has jumped into the TV Everywhere fray, serving up the app for its growing Fioptics TV service that it says will allow existing and new customers access to video streaming services throughout their home.
It's hard not to see how Google Fiber's fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) initiative and its $70 a month pricing construct is forcing other traditional telcos, cable operators and municipalities to react with similar offerings.
Google Fiber's 1 Gbps service has had a rippling effect in the telecom industry, as a growing host of providers are now planning or offering gigabit service. But what price do subscribers pay? We take a look at pricing trends across this segment.
Verizon is giving its small to medium business (SMB) customers access to the symmetrical FiOS speed tiers it launched in July via its SpeedMatch program.
CenturyLink has been making headlines with its plans to launch 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services in 16 cities, but in the Phoenix area it will face off with cable competitor Cox Communications, which will offer similar service in the fourth quarter this year.
Communities that have a service provider that offers a 1 Gbps fiber-based broadband service have per capita GDP that's 1.1 percent higher than other communities that have either little or no gigabit services present, says the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas, citing a new study.
Google Fiber has named former Qualcomm executive Dennis Kish as the new head of its fiber broadband project, a move that could signify that the service provider sees the service as more than an experiment.